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Tate (girl)

What does Tate mean?

Tate Pronunciation of Tate [tate] as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Tate) is pronounced tate. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Tate is "cheerful".

Associated with: old english, cheerful (joy).


Tate has 3 variants: Tait, Taitt and Tayte.

Creative forms:
(female) Tatay, Tete, ..

(male) Tatay, Tateo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tate Rosalee (T.R.), ..

How popular is Tate?

Tate is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#440 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Tate has not been ranked in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tate name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tate outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Agate, Beate, Cate, Kaite, Kate, Marte, Patte, Ta-, Tace, Tacey, Tacie, Tacy, Tacye, Tada, Tais, Taja, Taji, Tal, Talea, Tali, Talie, Tam, Tama, Tami, Tamie, Tana, Tanea, Tanee, Taney, Tani, Tara, Taree, Taren, Tasa, Tash, Tati, Tatia, Tatie, Tatum, Taube, Tava, Tavie, Tavy, Taya, Tiane, Tiare, Tine, Tita, Tobe, Tove, Trace, Tyta, Ute and Utte. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tate.

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